An exceptional farmhouse with luxurious and elegant interiors set in peaceful Yorkshire countryside providing an ideal retreat for a family celebration any time of year.
This farmhouse is an ideal escape for a large group in a location famous for its scenic walks, local delicacies, and towns steeped in history. Based on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales on a charming estate, you can enjoy an abundance of walks from your doorstep. Stroll to the nearby village for a hearty meal at one of the friendly pubs, or enjoy a leisurely browse in the deli and farm shops on the A66. The market town of Richmond is just 6 miles away, a haven for keen historians and foodies alike with a busy market square and Norman castle. The market town of Barnard Castle (12.5 miles) has everything a shopaholic craves, boutique stores, fine art galleries, artisan food producers amd antique shops galore. Start your day at Bowes Museum with it's ever changing exhibitions. If you feel like finishing your day off with a theatrical flourish, book a ticket for Kynren, which takes you through 2000 years of history in 90 minutes. (performed July-September). Welcome to this beautiful farmhouse set on the cusp of a pretty village in the Yorkshire Dales.
Access to the cottage is via the arched farmhouse wall and front garden, step inside to discover a beautiful spacious open-plan living space incorporating a stylish kitchen and cosy lounge area. A dual aspect wood burner sits at the heart of this room making it the perfect cosy space to retreat to each evening. Take your pick from two huge sofas and settle down to catch a movie on the Smart TV. You will experience plenty of the hygge factor in here with its soft lightening and the crackle of wood on the fire. Daylight floods into this room via the large sliding doors which open to the rear patio continuing the views of the farmland. An exceptional space for a large family gathering. The kitchen provides a fusion of stylish and timeless quality finish with top of the range appliances to satisfy chefs of all levels. Boasting a Range oven with induction hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and microwave. The cupboards are fully equipped with everything you'll need for your stay. Sit at the breakfast bar with wine in hand as the cook of the group prepares your feast. Head through to the orangery dining room where the long country style table comfortably fits everybody round at mealtimes. Completing the ground floor accommodation are two beautiful bedrooms, each with their own unique beds one king-size and the other super-king-size, both with a copper free-standing bath within the room itself and luxurious en-suite shower rooms featuring a bespoke stone hand basins. Upstairs are four remaining beautifully individually designed bedrooms, two are king-size, one super-king-size and the fourth is a super-king zip and link (which can be made into a twin on request), each have their private en-suite shower-rooms so no one will feel left out.
There is much to love outside this property too. To the front, you have a delightful enclosed courtyard with outdoor furniture and a hot-tub, perfect for winding down and relaxing after your long day of exploring the countryside. To the other side is a wonderful patio with wide open views of the fields beyond. Light up a BBQ for those balmy summer evenings and enjoy well into the night. Also perfect for peace and quiet if you need to retreat away to read a book alone with your morning coffee. Beyond the gardens, guests are more than welcome to walk around the estate and meet the local wildlife. For little ones, there is also a play area just a few hundred yards from the barn.